On The 21st: What's it like for new parents in politics? Plus, the University of Illinois now has a beekeeping club. But first, we speak with Comptroller Susana Mendoza about Illinois' $16 billion late fee debt.
There wasn't supposed to be an election for a statewide constitutional officer this year, but Democrats essentially foisted one, following the sudden death of Republican Judy Baar Topinka. That's led to an expensive, competitive race for comptroller this year --- a race that could show who's winning the war of public opinion in Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan's battle for Illinois' future.
Who knows what would have happened had Democrats held onto the governor's office in 2014?